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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Moche
Title:Stirrup-spouted figural vessel
Date Made:100-800 CE
Type:Container
Materials:Ceramic; earthenware
Place Made:South America; Peru; Moche Valley
Measurements:overall: 5 7/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 14.9225 cm x 8.5725 cm x 12.3825 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1996.9.10
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. Hershel Richman and Dr. Elizabeth Rosner Richman (Class of 1967)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Stirrup-spouted vessel in the form of a seated figure with knees tucked up under fists; holes in ears; big eyes and nose; low-relief around eyes and mouth (suggests an old man)

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; indigenous people; pottery; vessels; containers

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https://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?t=objects&type=ext&id_number=MH+1996.9.10

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